Free Range Grass Fed Meat, Poultry and Game Plus Fresh Local Produce

  • Franklins of Thorncote Farm & Farm Shop

    Franklins Farm Shop is a small family farm business in Bedfordshire
    John Franklin rears free range Chickens, Ducks,Turkeys & Geese, Cattle, Sheep and Pigs, he is the current Chairman of the British Goose Producers Association, and a Game Dealer
    Our poultry is all processed on the farm, so no food miles
    Our meat is of a High Quality, due we believe to our free range, grass-fed systems

  • We have been on several TV programmes

    We have been featured on several TV programmes showcasing our Farm and the animals
    including Country File, Jamie Olivers Friday Night Feast, Bang goes the Theory, Alan Titchmarsh Show, and more
    with Matt Baker, Jamie Oliver, Jimmy Doherty, Liz Bonin, Keith Lemon
    each one has focused on different areas and brought much entertainment
    Come and see our Rogues Gallery in the Farm Shop
    Some are still available to see on IPlayer

  • RECRUITMENT Are you a sales person? Do you like Farmers Markets?

    We are looking for a new team member to help at some of our Farmers Markets,
    Regular dates, good rate of pay,
    2 x Saturdays per month,
    email Anna -

  • Coronavirus

    We will be CLOSED on SUNDAY and MONDAY in order to re-stock
    and will be stocked as much as possible with chickens
    and red meat by Wednesday/Thursday.

Welcome to Franklins Farm

Beef Pack

Beef Pack
Free Range Home Reared Beef Packs..

Meat Boxes

Meat Boxes
Franklins own Free Range Boxes

Visit the Shop

Visit the Shop
Drop in and see us at Franklins of Thorncote..

Welcome To Our Site

We are still open currently, but are extremely busy and have had to SUSPEND ALL UK COURIER ORDERS during this period. Collection from Farm Shop only. (or Farmers Markets)

Our Farm Shop will remain open whilst we can, but will be CLOSED SUNDAYS AND MONDAYS to re-stock. If you are within a 10mile radius and are self-isolating so would like a delivery, with a minimum spend of £40, please call Anna 01767 627644 or email

Online butchers and farm shop, Franklins of Thorncote are a free range poultry & free range meat producers and game dealers. Our Grass-fed Cattle (Our beef is hung for at least 21 days to ensure tenderness and flavour), Gloucester Old Spot X Large White Pigs and Greensand Ridge Lambs graze on the meadows surrounding the farm, they are slow grown and 100% traceable.

Based in Thorncote Green, Bedfordshire we have an on-site butchers shop retailing to consumers in Beds, Herts, Cambs, Bucks and Northants both in the Farm Shop and at local Farmers' Markets.

Our butchers shop is a proper Farm Shop where the meat and poultry we sell is produced on the farm. We also sell locally sourced bread and milk as well as pickles, honey, Gluten Free produce inc our home-made sausages and burgers, cheese, apple juice, condiments and jams.


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